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GS 184: Field Trip to Volcanoes of the Eastern Sierran Volcanism

Four-day trip over Memorial Day weekend (involving light hiking and camping) to study silicic and mafic volcanism in the eastern Sierra Nevada: basaltic lavas and cinder cones erupted along normal faults bounding Owens Valley, Long Valley caldera, postcaldera rhyolite lavas, hydrothermal alteration and hot springs, Holocene rhyolite lavas of the Inyo and Mono craters, subaqueous basaltic and silicic eruptions of Mono Basin, floating pumice blocks. If snow-level permits, granites of Yosemite and/or silicic volcanism associated with the Bodie gold district. Recommended: 1 or equivalent. Limited enrollment; preference to frosh, sophs, and undergraduates and graduates majoring in SE3.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1
Instructors: Mahood, G. (PI)
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